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Order and Disorder in Early Modern England - Anthony Fletcher

Order and Disorder in Early Modern England

Paperback Published: 3rd August 1987
ISBN: 9780521349321
Number Of Pages: 264

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The social history of early modern England has become a lively area of publication and debate. This volume attempts both to take stock of distinct directions in the field and to suggest fresh perspectives on some central aspects of the period. The distinguished contributors bring to bear upon the theme of order and disorder their diversity of experience in the writing of political, religious, social and economic history. They treat a number of problems in depth, and the result is a series of tr

'Any volume which contains work by Clifford Davies, John Morrill, John Walter, Clive Holmes, David Underdown, Margaret Spufford and the editors, all writing at peak performance ! has got to be a landmark.' Ronald Hutton, History Today 'This is an extremely valuable collection. It is perhaps more suited to an undergraduate than to a school market, but the abler university entrance candidates will profit from pitting their wits against those of Morrill and Walter and of Supfford.' Conrad Russell, The Times Educational Supplement '! the contributors to Order and Disorder in Early Modern England have added greatly to our appreciation of the issues involved ! while the introduction is a strong one, providing an overview which will be of great use to those coming fresh to the subject.' J. A. Sharpe, The Times Literary Supplement

Notes on contributors
List of abbreviations
Puritanism and social control?
Popular religion and the pilgrimage of grace
Honour, reputation and local office-holding in Elizabethan and Stuart England
The taming of the scold: the enforcement of patriarchal authority in early modern England
Order and disorder in the English revolution
Drainers and fenmen: the problem of popular political consciousness in the seventeenth century
Gender, family and the social order, 1560-1725
The 'moral economy' of the English crowd: myth and reality
Index of places
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ISBN: 9780521349321
ISBN-10: 052134932X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 3rd August 1987
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.39